Grad student

Prospective Grads


December 15 deadline for MSc & PhD programs.

How to Apply


Looking for the Master of Data Science (MDS) program?

Our department, established in 1968, is one of the best computer science departments in North America, located in spectacular Vancouver, BC. Our large and diverse faculty are recognized internationally for excellence in research, teaching and innovation. We offer a full range of graduate programs.

More about the department.

Learn alongside celebrated faculty

You'll be in good company as a grad student here. Our faculty include a Canada 150 Research Chair, four Canada Research Chairs, and Fellows of prestigious societies including the Royal Society of Canada, ACM, IEEE, SIAM, and the Sloan Foundation. Our department is at the centre of AI work at UBC, via CAIDA, the UBC-ICICS Centre for Artificial Intelligence Decision-making and Action. Our faculty pioneered major developments such as Aspect Oriented Programming, key developments in computer vision, and soccer playing robots (precursors of the international RoboCup initiative). 

We guarantee funding support to all research-track MSc and PhD students.

Besides, there are various awards opportunities for incoming graduate students. We also encourage you plan and prepare in advance for the Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) - Master's (CGS M) and Doctoral (CGS D) program if you are eligible for the application.

We hope you'll join our vibrant community.

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